Miracle chick!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by JoannaRae, Mar 17, 2018.

  1. JoannaRae

    JoannaRae Chirping

    Sep 16, 2017
    I just wanted to share this miraculous/traumatic story!

    A few weeks ago I set 19 chicken eggs and 10 quail eggs in my incubator. 4 days later I heard a crash and came running to find my incubator on the floor, lid open, eggs everywhere. My dang cat had knocked it off of the small table I had it sitting on (refer to traumatizing picture). All of the eggs were crushed except for two! After a brief moment of silence to gather myself, I cleaned everything up and set the two surviving eggs back in the incubator (with no hopes of them hatching)..

    Fast forward to this morning- I woke up to loud chirping to see my little miracle chick staggering around the incubator! We have a survivor!! And the second egg has pipped! Those babies must be made of steel! And it hatched 2 days early...

    Moral of the story: keep cats away from your incubators if you want to prevent stroking out.

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  2. Lauryn229

    Lauryn229 Chirping

    Apr 12, 2017
    South Florida
    How beautiful!! This is a sweet story thank you for sharing the miracle chickie is adorable.

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